Austin Hedges

Austin Hedges #18

  • C
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 1"/210
  • Age: 23

Austin Hedges MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.168 3 11 0 .463

Austin Hedges Bio

  • Full Name: Austin Charles Hedges
  • Born: 8/18/1992 in San Juan Capistrano, CA
  • Draft: 2011, San Diego Padres, 2nd rd. (82nd overall)
  • High School: Junipero Serra, Gardena, CA
  • Debut: May 4, 2015
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 137 13 23 3 11 0 .168 .215 .463
  • Status: Disabled 7-Day

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Austin Hedges 2016 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
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13 47 4 10 10 2 0 1 5 3 0 10 0 0 .213 .260 .319 .579
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13 47 4 10 10 2 0 1 5 3 0 10 0 0 .213 .260 .319 .579
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Austin Hedges News

Austin Hedges Fantasy News

April 26, 2016 at 11:24 PM ET

Hedges out 6-8 weeks with broken bone in hand

Padres Minor League catcher Austin Hedges has a hamate fracture in his left hand that will require surgery, manager Andy Green said Tuesday.

March 20, 2016 at 7:12 AM ET

Hot-hitting Hedges likely to begin in Triple-A

Manager Andy Green didn't announce any roster moves during his pregame media session Saturday, but he managed to add some clarity to the wide-open battle for the Padres' available bench spots.

Awards

Austin Hedges Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2013 Lake Elsinore CAL

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2013 Peoria AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2013 Peoria AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 San Diego NL
2013 San Diego NL

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 San Antonio TEX

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Fort Wayne MID

MID Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Fort Wayne MID

Austin Hedges Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 23, 2016 El Paso Chihuahuas placed C Austin Hedges on the 7-day disabled list.
April 3, 2016 San Diego Padres optioned C Austin Hedges to El Paso Chihuahuas.
May 4, 2015 San Diego Padres selected the contract of C Austin Hedges from El Paso Chihuahuas.
April 4, 2015 C Austin Hedges assigned to El Paso Chihuahuas from San Antonio Missions.
January 26, 2015 San Diego Padres invited non-roster C Austin Hedges to spring training.
January 23, 2014 San Diego Padres invited non-roster C Austin Hedges to spring training.
August 1, 2013 C Austin Hedges assigned to San Antonio Missions from Lake Elsinore Storm.
July 31, 2013
July 31, 2013 Austin Hedges assigned to Lake Elsinore Storm.
July 31, 2013 C Austin Hedges assigned to San Antonio Missions from Lake Elsinore Storm.
July 31, 2013
July 15, 2013 Austin Hedges roster status changed by Lake Elsinore Storm.
July 13, 2013 Lake Elsinore Storm placed C Austin Hedges on the temporarily inactive list.
June 2, 2013 Lake Elsinore Storm activated C Austin Hedges from the 7-day disabled list.
May 8, 2013 Lake Elsinore Storm placed C Austin Hedges on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 6, 2013.
April 2, 2013 C Austin Hedges assigned to Lake Elsinore Storm from Fort Wayne TinCaps.
January 7, 2013 San Diego Padres invited non-roster C Austin Hedges to spring training.
April 26, 2012 Austin Hedges roster status changed by Fort Wayne TinCaps.
April 16, 2012 Fort Wayne TinCaps placed C Austin Hedges on the 7-day disabled list.
March 31, 2012 C Austin Hedges assigned to Fort Wayne TinCaps from Eugene Emeralds.
March 22, 2012 C Austin Hedges assigned to San Diego Padres.
August 30, 2011 Austin Hedges assigned to Eugene Emeralds from AZL Padres.
August 23, 2011 Austin Hedges assigned to AZL Padres.
August 15, 2011 San Diego Padres signed C Austin Hedges.

Austin Charles Hedges Bio Info

Austin Charles Hedges…graduated from Junipero Serra High School (CA)…rated as the second-best catching
prospect and 12th-best position player prospect in the 2011 Draft Class by Baseball America…signed by Padres' scout Josh Emmerick.
 

2015

Made his Major League debut in 2015, playing in 56 games total for San Diego, including 41 starts behind the plate...Began the year with Triple-AEl Paso, playing in 21 games having his contract selected on 5/4 for his first career call-up, after hitting .324 in 21 games for the Chihuahuas…spent the remainder of the season with the Big League club....His .324 average with El Paso at the time of his call-up ranked fourth-best among catchers in the Pacific Coast League, while his .914 OPS for El Paso ranked third-best among PCL catchers....Made his Major League debut the day of his call-up, on 5/4, with a pinch-hit appearance against the Giants at AT&T Park....In his second game on 5/6 at SF, made his first career start behind the plate with Ian Kennedy pitching, and collected his first career hit while catching all nine innings of the Padres 9-1 victory that day....Hit his first career home run on 6/16 vs. OAK in the Padres 6-5 loss…at 22 years, 302 days old that day, was the fourth-youngest catcher in Padres history to hit a home run....While behind the plate tossed out 15 of 48 attempted base stealers (31.3%)....Padres pitchers pitched to a 3.85 ERA (150 ER, 350.2 IP) with him behind the plate, the third-best catcher ERA among rookie catchers in the Majors in 2015 (minimum 300 innings caught) and third-best ever by a Padres rookie catcher (minimum 300 innings caught)....Of his 41 starts behind the plate, the majority came with Tyson Ross on the mound with 17 starts with Ross....With runners in scoring position he hit .259 (7-27) for San Diego....Rated by Baseball America as the No. 4 prospect in the Padres organization heading into the season....Rated by MLB.com as the fourth-best catching prospect in all of baseball heading into the season....Following the season, played in 21 games for Leones del Escogido in the Dominican Winter League, hitting .236 (17-for-72) with three home runs and five RBI.

2014

Spent the entire season with Double-A San Antonio, playing in a career-high 113 games....Enjoyed his best month of the season in May, hitting .286 (26-for-91) with 10 doubles, three home runs and 14 RBI in 25 games....Started 104 games behind the plate, posting a .985 fielding percentage (15 errors in 1,005 total chances)....Tossed out 50 of 131 attempted base stealers (38.2 %).

2013

Split his season between Single-A Lake Elsinore and Double-A San Antonio, spending a majority of the year with the Storm...Began the season with Lake Elsinore, playing in 66 games with the Storm before being promoted to San Antonio on August 1...Selected to the roster of the US Team in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game...Ranked second on the Storm with 22 doubles...Won the 2013 Captain's Catcher's Award, honoring the most outstanding catcher in the minors...Played for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League following the season and was a Fall Stars Game selection...Enters 2014 as the No. 24 prospect in baseball according to MLB.com.

2012

Spent his fi rst full professional season with Single-A Fort Wayne, hitting .279 (94-for-337) with 28 doubles,
10 home runs and 56 RBI in 96 games for the TinCaps...Honored as a Midwest League mid-season and post-season All-Star...Hit .286 (8-for-28) over his fi rst nine games before landing on the seven-day DL on April 18...Reinstated from the DL on April 26 and hit .278 (86-for-309) throughout the rest of the season...Led all Midwest League catchers in doubles (28) and RBI (56) and ranked fourth in home runs (10)...Posted a .986 fielding percentage in 94 games at catcher, 93 starts…committed 12 errors in 863 total chances…tossed out 47 of 149 attempted base stealers, 31.5 %...Named the No. 7 prospect in the Midwest League by Baseball America following the season...Named the No. 6 prospect as well as the best defensive catcher in the Padres organization by Baseball America prior to the start of the season.

2011

In his first professional season played in just nine games between Rookie-Level Peoria and Short-Season
Eugene after signing as a second-round selection in the Draft...Saw his first professional action with Peoria in the Arizona Summer League, hitting .313 (5-for-16) with a home run and four RBI in fi ve games...Played in just four games with Short-Season Eugene to end the year...Named the best defensive catcher in the Padres organization by Baseball America following the season.